Student Assistant - C+I
Job no: 498325
Department: King Library
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Student
Student Assistant - C+ISalary/Grade:
$8.80/hr - $9.65/hrJob Summary:
Miami University Libraries Create & Innovate (C+I) department provides innovative spaces and services that promote experiential learning, transdisciplinary research, and the creation of new scholarship at Miami University. The C&I department supports online learning by assisting students and faculty with in person and online collaboration. We are currently looking to hire students to work in our Makerspace as well as other high-tech, experiential learning environments that contain audio-visual, virtual or mixed reality, and data visualization equipment.
This position provides assistance and consultation to clients using C&I resources. C&I spaces are experimental environments, and ideal student workers will be open to learning new tools and technologies, assisting our patrons with a failure-positive attitude.
Students will have the opportunity to build their resume or portfolio by partnering with staff on real-world projects relating to emerging technology, design, coding, and other topics.
The most important quality that we are looking for in students for this role is an excitement and willingness to learn new things.
Exceptional customer service skills
Self motivated and strong sense of initiative
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Willingness to troubleshoot minor mechanical and software problems independently
Ability to follow written & verbal instructions and to pass that information on to teach others
Strong technology/software skills
Ability to multitask
Willingness to adapt to a dynamic environment
Ability to work effectively as part of a team or independent of supervision
Ability to be flexible with scheduling
Knowledge and some experience of any of the following:
Experience with makerspace technology, such as 3D printing, CNC (Computer Numerical Control) cutting machines, laser cutters, etc.
3D modeling software (Tinkercad, Fusion360E, etc,)
Video Editing (Final Cut Pro, Premiere, After Effects)
Web Design / Programming Languages (HTML, CSS, PHP, etc.)
Experience with Arduino/Raspberry Pi
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to [email protected] or 513-529-3560. As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.
For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact [email protected] or (513) 529-3560.
Advertised: 11 Feb 2021 Eastern Standard Time